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How you feel when completing the High Rim Trail.

So today I finished my end to end HRT hike. Chopped it up into little bits over the summer but done. Many thanks to the HRT association and all those who help keep it an amazing experience. You guys ROCK!

John – Postill Rd Parking Area

Parking area on Postill Road hiking south to Kelowna Creek.9/6/2020deadfall across the trail, trail overgrown, Bridge over Kelowna Creek is out.It was a beautiful day for a hike, so we decided to take on a new (for us) leg of the High Rim Trail - walking south from...

Natalie – before Nan’s Path

Before Nan's Path and after Nan's path. There is a 3rd one in between South Clark and these pics that I didn't bother with a pic, it might have been no big deal.8/16/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1T0xCmZz_pJbRjXbLWr2tbBI-BRIVLaGz,...

Natalie – between km 27-28

between 27 and 288/15/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1TYsyX1h5yz16dBuitZcPbTvciEO4eZUr, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_oonYCkzW9KKka1Y9i8FYxUuNO6vDvq5picture may be sideways.

Natalie – around km 27

I believe this is after the view at km 27 (that you have to go off trail to see - turning right on that road before the "horsey section"8/15/2020trail overgrownhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1BTg7Ft8RztxmX_8aEI7lLNzd3R68KkFxWasn't sure this was the type of overgrown...

Natalie – km 26ish

almost km 26 or so8/15/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1c6aeczuwAgc7QIBcm6l7dyFA0lDQIrtJ

Natalie – Kelowna Creek Canyon

kelowna creek canyon ascent, heading north8/14/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1K-rjWyG3cdqXh_1rKIxHNa8eeE3EyzVrAlmost thought i'd need to take off my pack. I think I managed with it on, but it was hard and tricky. Really hard to do when...

Natalie km 23

km 23, descending into kelowna creek canyon when heading north8/14/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1a-dqLigATAvqUTqRQ2b1kDkemLlPTgbFThis has been there since August 2017 or more (2017 was my first time). I always need to take off my pack...

Natalie km 22

km 228/14/2020trail overgrownhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1y7hur7pxMNugHExdfEA3SUbebe7wzL9Zi think there were tons of brushing areas where colleen and alex have already been between 21 and 23, but that stuff is growing, determined to succeed. You can see the work...

Natalie km 22

km 22 after the big mess8/14/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1CZuB45fgbp5RL324NOwjdzZBZDai-H5KThis is after the big mess.

Natalie km 21

km 218/14/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1ryKO5_2Va9fktMs9N3VCr_sRuv2zeG8dI think this is known already I'm pretty sure I've seen before, but probably there because chainsaw needed.

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Natalie – km 19 meadow and just after

km 19 meadow and just after the meadow 8/14/2020 deadfall across the trail, trail overgrown https://drive.google.com/open?id=1X4yUYfMa7ULgU_ZpSwI-ArNaASICfC6g, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CGuYtHZg22ZKMDbmKtbzf8514-bkDL6E       The meadow right at km 19 - this is...

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Natalie km 18 and 18.5

km 18 and 18.58/14/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=11rwHa37dfGR6f0jZ9mCvILWUvrhBZnGN, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nla1qMjmVCxlmc83RTPK7lwimbGCOws1I didn't take a picture of one more before the first pic. Probably is a small one. The...

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Natalie Aug 14 2020

took screen shot, for some reason it's all being very finicky with me8/14/2020deadfall across the trailhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1-L7RKe6JGOrQ4Cq-7jnikiCALQ_xrVDr, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1eQx-7jmBqaIKdKxQOPXzJnrgFwMJeGfkCan't go under without taking...

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Trail Closure Notice

Trail Closure Notice

There will be active harvesting of a new cutblock alongside 1.0 km of the Okanagan High Rim Trail during the month of July 2020 Now delayed to the Fall of 2020. This section is located between the Beaver Lake Road and the Echo Road trail crossings.  Unfortunately, as...

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10 Essential items for hiking the High Rim Trail

10 Essential items for hiking the High Rim Trail

We spend almost every weekend on the High Rim Trail, hiking, snowshoeing and doing trail maintenance. We strongly believe that trail users need to bring the 10 essential items in addition to a saw/hatchet and a GPS. Downed trees are a regular occurrence on the HRT...

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Ongoing: Perpetual Trail Blazing

Ongoing: Perpetual Trail Blazing

There are countless variations of markers on the HRT that leads to some general confusion. The team has spent many hours reflagging the trail, and with the assistance of WALC (Walk Around Lake Country), new trail blazes have begun to appear in 2017. ...

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